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1 Brandon Neville

2  GmKM GmKM

3  They did exist  But historians question that 5,000 of Rome’s best soldiers were defeated by rebellious British tribes

4  Did they march north only to be annihilated by hostile tribes?  There is little evidence that this was the case, apart from:  The Ninth Legion’s name disappears from the Roman military rolls  The memorial to a soldier of the Ninth killed ‘in a great battle’ though this could have been the earlier battle with Boudicca  The Roman Eagle found in Silchester Hampshire sometime after the disappearance of the Ninth Legion

5  1866 reverend J.G. Joyce found what he believed to be the lost battle standard of the Ninth Legion  But this was a case of misinterpretation  The eagle was the inspiration for Rosemary is what the movie is based on  However the eagle was a civilian symbol, most likely it stood upon a globe

6  In AD 122 Hadrian visited Britain and realized that the only way to ensure stability was to build a wall

7  "A Roman Mystery - The Lost 9th Legion And The Silchester Eagle." H2g2. N.p., 23 Mar Web. 16 Oct http://h2g2.com/entry/A  Busch, Jenna. "The Eagle Movie Review." She Knows Entertainment. N.p., 11 Feb Web. 16 Oct http://www.sheknows.com/entertainment/articles/ /the-eagle-movie-review  "Despite Authentic Setting, Roman Epic 'The Eagle' Is No History Lesson." Yahoo Contributor Network. Yahoo Inc., 22 Feb Web. 16 Oct roman-epic-eagle-is html  Russel, Miles. "The Roman Ninth Legion's Mysterious Loss." BBC News. BBC, 16 Mar Web. 16 Oct


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